Responding to a need among cardiologists for a practical textbook that brings together ESC Guidelines and best practice coupled with a strong clinical focus, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) will publish its first textbook in cardiovascular medicine early next year. Entitled, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, the book will be published 13 January 2006 (1).
According to ESC President Michal Tendera, “Education is central to ESC activities and with the publication of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, the ESC will have achieved a remarkable education project. Under the excellent editorial direction of John Camm, Tom Lüscher and Patrick Serruys, this authoritative learning resource brings together expertise from all over Europe. The textbook will be the benchmark general reference for cardiologists and trainees.”
The textbook follows the structure of the ESC Core Syllabus, which was published as a learning framework for the general cardiologist. The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine comprises 36 chapters with contributions from more than 140 internationally recognised experts. Each chapter is dedicated to a cardiovascular subspecialty and includes a summary as well as the latest advances and references supported by comprehensive diagrams and images. The textbook will be accompanied by an online version (2) with CME accreditation (3).
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